etiquette (was RE: Proposal for a new variant subtag of the french language (fr)

Peter Constable petercon at
Sat Dec 8 20:16:48 CET 2007

> From: mrc at [mailto:mrc at] On Behalf Of
> Mark Crispin

> Nonetheless, I share Michael's offense at being called by surname.  I
> hated that practice as a child, especially when used to address me; and
> hate it today, four+ decades later.

Fine; let's all agree it will be part of the etiquette of this list not to refer to or address someone by surname alone. What I hope to avoid is individual gripes on list about this issue.


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